Andhra Pradesh: Fire breaks out at Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Plant in Nelatur
A fire broke out at Andhra Pradesh’s Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Plant in Nelatur of Nellore. Three fire engines rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire. No casualties have been reported so far.
The officials alerted police and firefighters after a large amount of smoke was seen coming out of the plant. The exact reason for the fire is not known but it is suspected that the fire broke out due to the short circuit. Police teams are stationed at the site to conduct further investigation.
Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station power plant is one of the coal-based power plants of Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Limited (APPDCL). The Thermal Power Station has a capacity of 2400 MW and it is the first supercritical unit in the State.